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Week 1: Setting Up a Female Model and Creating a Value Study with Joseph Todorovitch

Week 1: Setting Up a Female Model and Creating a Value Study
The Prepping Process and Making a Value Study Learn how to direct model and sketch a value study for your figure painting

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Joseph Todorovitch
Human Figure
Charcoal Pencil
2h 11m 30s

In week one, instructor Joseph Todorovich will introduce you to the prepping process of a long-pose figure painting. You will learn the importance of taking your time to create value and color studies. Joseph will demonstrate how to work with the model to achieve a realistic pose to hold for long periods yet still contains excellent rhythms. Then, you will watch Joseph create a value study from life. In the end, he will show you several examples of color studies, which you will be practicing in other lessons.

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